Monthly Archives: March 2011

Penrose Square Update

If you haven’t taken a close look, Penrose Square looks well on its way to opening later this year.  The sign is up for the pharmacy, and the parking entrance (on S. Adams, which incidentally needs a street sign at … Continue reading

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No Mas Tienda Latina?

M&R Grocery on Columbia Pike appears to have shut down.  The front windows have been covered in paper and there is no sign on the door suggesting that it is temporary.  I suppose it was convenient while the Giant is … Continue reading

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Metro Changes and Ski Chalet Leaving…

So come next summer, Metro plans to send more trains over the “Yellow Line Bridge” – seems like a net positive, but curious how it will work off-peak and weekends.  More here. In other news, Arlnow reports that the Ski … Continue reading

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BRT vs. Streetcar: Which is the Better Option for the Pike?

I’ll admit that I have mixed feelings about the Streetcar: more regular, better maintained transit seems like a great idea, but considering the many needs on Columbia Pike and the high level of ridership on old fashioned Metrobus, I’m skeptical … Continue reading

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